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Nearly Half of U.S. Patients Keep Vital Secrets From Their Doctors

THURSDAY, Aug. 15, 2019 — Nearly half of U.S. patients don’t tell their physicians about potentially life-threatening risks such as domestic violence, sexual assault, depression or thoughts of suicide, a new study finds. “For physicians to achieve your best health, they need to know what you are struggling with,” said study senior author Angela Fagerlin.… Read More »

Head Hurt While Working Out? Here’s What to Know From Doctors About Exercise Headaches – POPSUGAR

If you’re wondering why you get headaches when you exercise, you’re not alone. According to Elizabeth Barchi, MD, expert in sports medicine from NYU Langone Health, while exercise can prevent headaches and migraines, it can cause them as well. POPSUGAR spoke to her and two other experts about why headaches may happen during exercise, how… Read More »

Accurate Blood Pressure Measured from Video Selfies

August 12th, 2019 Medgadget Editors Diagnostics, Medicine, Rehab, Sports Medicine, Telemedicine As many medical technologies continue to miniaturize, the task of accurately measuring blood pressure still requires a cumbersome upper-arm cuff. Scientists at the University of Toronto and Hangzhou Normal University in China have now shown that it may be possible to use existing smartphones… Read More »